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About a dream

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About a dream

About a dream

I had  just lost my way in a wooded ,
Dark  village. Trying to explore,  through an 
Open hall where carpenters work, I find 
The hall’s  other side  walled up.  I am told
To take another path which  further on
Is blocked  by a  thatched shed with a table 
On top of which are a  roasted chicken 
And side by a small, skeletal, bizarre
Human figure. Three, four men are asleep 
On the floor. To them I declare without
The least thought :’I am your saviour’. The one
Who looks like the leader in  colorful
Long robes rises, smiles and prepares to speak.

Right then, something wakes me up and  I find
My wife  in deep sleep had  just  put her arm
Over me. The morning  finds my daughter
Ill  and  my plans for the day cancelled.

@ 26/ Nov/12
S.Jagathsimhan Nair
For: Leonora Galinta’s ‘Waking up’ contest

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  1. Date: 12/13/2012 2:08:00 PM
    I like this more realiztic take. Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 11:54:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Leonora's "Waking Up" contest Jag. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 3:08:00 AM
    Jag, congrats on your splendid win my friend..hope you are well...David

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 12:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning spot Jag,xx

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 12:31:00 AM
    Well penned! Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 12/12/2012 8:15:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win my dear friend, SJ! Thank you so much for your full support! love and hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 10:07:00 PM
    Jag... got this..pd

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 9:06:00 AM
    Jag, this is scary, I like it though...David